On this day: October 8

Published On: Oct 05 2012 04:42:24 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 08 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

Chicago burns, Don Larsen is perfection in the World Series, Jerry Lee Lewis records his biggest hit, and Martha Stewart reports to prison, all on this day.

OTD October 8 - Frank Herbert
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1920: Author Frank Herbert, best known for "Dune," the best-selling science fiction novel of all time, and its five sequels, is born in Tacoma, Wash.